Empathy is a special utility allowing you to password-protect any executable file. Empathy can modify an EXE file so that it will require a password to run. Only a person knowing the password will be allowed to run the protected program.
Empathy screenshot
Protected files stay protected if you copy them to another location or even to another computer, no matter which operating system do they use.

Empathy allows you to protect potentially dangerous programs against running by an unauthorized person. You can use it to protect executable files in public places like schools, internet coffees or even homes.
Empathy Password Dialog screenshot

Supported operating systems

Protected files can be run under Windows NT 3.51, Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows Me. Empathy does not support 64-bit EXE files, but can be used to protect 32-bit EXE files running on 64-bit operating systems.


Unregistered version only allows you to use single character passwords. To register your copy, hold the Shift key on your keyboard and press the Help button. In the registration window that will show, enter the following information:

Name: Registered User
Serial number: A1CA013839CDB4

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